Beauty · style

My January Loves

So it's January 76th apparently. For real, why is this January so long? It has been frigid here in Canada and after the excess (both monetary and food/alcohol) of the holidays I have felt in a total funk. However, there are a few little things that have brightened up the grey days and helped spur… Continue reading My January Loves

Beauty · Tips and advice

The Quest For The Perfect Eyeliner: Charlotte Tilbury Feline Flick Review

Forget the quest for the holy grail or the golden fleece, the most epic crusade in the world is the search for the perfect cat eye¬†.Okay, so maybe that's a little dramatic but I feel like I have been on a never ending pursuit of inky black perfection that transforms me into a perfectly put… Continue reading The Quest For The Perfect Eyeliner: Charlotte Tilbury Feline Flick Review

Home · organization

5 Things To Know Before Beginning the KonMari Tidying Method

Joy Does it bring you joy? Such a simple question but one that packs a huge punch. It is the mantra of Marie Kondo and the cornerstone of the KonMari tidying up method and is at the heart of the craze that is slowly but surely taking over the world. Instagram is littered with pictures… Continue reading 5 Things To Know Before Beginning the KonMari Tidying Method

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The Easiest Barn board Wall DIY Tutorial.

Everyone thought I was crazy when I told them confidently that the vinyl floor boards would work perfectly on the wall. My builder, my husband, maybe even myself if I'm totally honest. But, I was a woman on a mission. I mean, if they stick to the floor why wouldn't they stick to the wall?… Continue reading The Easiest Barn board Wall DIY Tutorial.

christmas · Tips and advice · Travel tips · UK trips · Uncategorized

A Day Trip To London With A Baby and Dino-Mad Toddler

On December 14th 2018 we braved the transatlantic red eye with the girls to go and visit my family and friends back in the UK. It was Aria's first flight and to say we were a little nervous was an understatement. Back in October in the deep trenches of her colic when we booked the… Continue reading A Day Trip To London With A Baby and Dino-Mad Toddler

Farmhouse decor · Home

My farmhouse style guestroom makeover on a budget.

I thought I was so grown up when my husband and I went into the brick and purchased our very first bedroom set. It was a glorious cherry wood sleigh bed, chest and bedside table combo and I thought it was the best thing since sliced bread. It would be the PERFECT addition to our… Continue reading My farmhouse style guestroom makeover on a budget.

mum life · parenting · satire · Uncategorized

A Day In The Life Of A Mum On Maternity Leave As Told By GIFs

Maternity leave is amazing. I get to spend lots of quality time with the kids, wear leggings or PJs all day long and watch tons of daytime TV (I've watched so much HGTV I'm positive I can now redecorate a run down farm house on a $50 budget). Living in Canada means that I am… Continue reading A Day In The Life Of A Mum On Maternity Leave As Told By GIFs

Expat life · mum life · parenting · Tips and advice · Travel tips · Uncategorized

Little frequent flyers. Activities and advice for surviving long haul flights with toddlers.

There is nothing more humbling than a screaming child at 37,000 feet. As you "shh" them desperately through gritted teeth and offer them everything from stickers to your kidney if they just cooperate all you can think of is "why the fresh heck did I put myself through this?" Pretty much anyone who has ever… Continue reading Little frequent flyers. Activities and advice for surviving long haul flights with toddlers.